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1. To negotiate. For example, if the asking price for a house is $300,000 and a potential buyer does not want to pay that much, he may bargain with the seller to lower the price to $280,000.

2. A purchase with a price lower than fair market value, or at least lower than competitors' prices.


  1. the sale of a product at a cut price as a means of promoting sales of the product. See SALES PROMOTION.
  2. the sale or purchase of a FINANCIAL SECURITY on the STOCK MARKET.
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Hans brushed his coat, wiped his face and hands, rested a while, and then drove off his cow quietly, and thought his bargain a very lucky one.
I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed
It shall never be said Thomas Thurston was so lost to himself as to bargain for a wife.
But the inclination for a run, encouraged by confidence in his luck, and by a draught of brandy from his pocket-pistol at the conclusion of the bargain, was not easy to overcome, especially with a horse under him that would take the fences to the admiration of the field.
Every inch of the existence of mankind, from birth to death, was to be a bargain across a counter.
We lead a merry life, and no one leads a merry life for a farthing, so I will close the bargain with thee.
Thus the bargain was closed, but many of the butchers talked among themselves of the Sheriff, saying that it was but a scurvy trick to beguile a poor spendthrift youth in this way.
For he thought he would make at least that much by his bargain.
Harkee, old trapper," said Paul, clearing his throat with a desperate effort, as if determined to give his voice a clear exit; "I have just one bargain to make, since you talk of trading, which is neither more or less than this.
In the year 2015-16, at least 215 plea bargains were approved.
EIt has long been debated whether getting your essentials from a budget retailer such as Home Bargains actually works out cheaper than one big supermarket shop.
we love a good bargain and this BARGAIN FEVER BRITA BRIT IN (ITV, V, V Tuesday, 8pm) IT'S no secret that as a nation we love a good bargain and this documentary series from ITV taps into our growing appetite for deals, discounts and bargains.